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Inflation

Roger J Kerr says the currency market landscape has dramatically changed in the past week
21st Jun 21, 8:46am
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Roger J Kerr says the currency market landscape has dramatically changed in the past week
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics probes the rise of US inflation and says it's primarily a temporary consequence of the pandemic 
18th Jun 21, 10:40am
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Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics probes the rise of US inflation and says it's primarily a temporary consequence of the pandemic 
Yu Yongding urges China's leaders to pursue more expansionary monetary and fiscal policies
17th Jun 21, 9:39am
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Yu Yongding urges China's leaders to pursue more expansionary monetary and fiscal policies
Roger J Kerr says the US dollar has seemingly broken out of its shackles of recent weeks
14th Jun 21, 8:19am
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Roger J Kerr says the US dollar has seemingly broken out of its shackles of recent weeks
BNZ economists now expect a 0.8% rise in GDP for the March quarter against the Reserve Bank's expectation of a -0.6% fall. They currently forecast inflation of 3% 'but evidence is gathering to move this higher'
10th Jun 21, 11:27am
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BNZ economists now expect a 0.8% rise in GDP for the March quarter against the Reserve Bank's expectation of a -0.6% fall. They currently forecast inflation of 3% 'but evidence is gathering to move this higher'
Economists at the country's biggest mortgage lender suggest borrowers consider fixing 'at least a portion' of their mortgages for longer terms
9th Jun 21, 3:18pm
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Economists at the country's biggest mortgage lender suggest borrowers consider fixing 'at least a portion' of their mortgages for longer terms
Deutsche Bank economists say policy makers could be facing their most challenging time in about 40 years
8th Jun 21, 12:41pm
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Deutsche Bank economists say policy makers could be facing their most challenging time in about 40 years
The speed of the US economic recovery slower than what financial markets expected, says Roger J Kerr. But the expected strength will come, and force the Fed's hand to raise interest rates and therefore the USD
7th Jun 21, 7:43am
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The speed of the US economic recovery slower than what financial markets expected, says Roger J Kerr. But the expected strength will come, and force the Fed's hand to raise interest rates and therefore the USD
Gold has had one of the most stable volatility profiles during and post the pandemic and the current gold derivatives market provides opportunities for gold exposure independent of an investor’s bullish or bearish stance
6th Jun 21, 12:35pm
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Gold has had one of the most stable volatility profiles during and post the pandemic and the current gold derivatives market provides opportunities for gold exposure independent of an investor’s bullish or bearish stance
RBNZ acknowledges its balance sheet is likely to remain large for decades to come, and it will continue to be used in 'innovative' ways to maintain financial stability and support monetary policy
2nd Jun 21, 2:03pm
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RBNZ acknowledges its balance sheet is likely to remain large for decades to come, and it will continue to be used in 'innovative' ways to maintain financial stability and support monetary policy
Kiwibank economists, who are forecasting a first Official Cash Rate rise in May next year, now see a 'risk' of three rate hikes in 2022
1st Jun 21, 1:26pm
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Kiwibank economists, who are forecasting a first Official Cash Rate rise in May next year, now see a 'risk' of three rate hikes in 2022
RBNZ Chief Economist says the central bank might continue buying government bonds for some years, even once its LSAP programme ends in 2022
1st Jun 21, 8:30am
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RBNZ Chief Economist says the central bank might continue buying government bonds for some years, even once its LSAP programme ends in 2022
Roger J Kerr says the Reserve Bank has made 'heroic' assumptions about the strength of NZ GDP growth and has failed to address potential risks
31st May 21, 8:28am
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Roger J Kerr says the Reserve Bank has made 'heroic' assumptions about the strength of NZ GDP growth and has failed to address potential risks
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics suggests if your investment thesis assumes a sustained global boom as the virus fades, you might want to think again
28th May 21, 10:49am
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Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics suggests if your investment thesis assumes a sustained global boom as the virus fades, you might want to think again
The RBNZ is picking international and domestic factors causing rising costs for businesses and consumers to ease this year. Will it be right?
28th May 21, 10:17am
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The RBNZ is picking international and domestic factors causing rising costs for businesses and consumers to ease this year. Will it be right?
How high household debt and the swathe of mortgages due to rollover within the next year could make NZ particularly sensitive to interest rate rises... should they eventuate soon
28th May 21, 8:30am
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How high household debt and the swathe of mortgages due to rollover within the next year could make NZ particularly sensitive to interest rate rises... should they eventuate soon
The Reserve Bank has provided the 'Go' signal for financial markets to start pushing up interest rates and the Kiwi dollar
27th May 21, 2:47pm
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The Reserve Bank has provided the 'Go' signal for financial markets to start pushing up interest rates and the Kiwi dollar
RBNZ makes hawkish tilt, warning mortgage holders to be wary of debt serviceability while keeping monetary conditions loose
26th May 21, 8:10pm
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RBNZ makes hawkish tilt, warning mortgage holders to be wary of debt serviceability while keeping monetary conditions loose
RBNZ leaves monetary policy settings unchanged, but reintroduces forward interest rate forecasts suggesting a first Official Cash Rate rise in the second-half of 2022; Kiwi dollar jumps
26th May 21, 2:07pm
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RBNZ leaves monetary policy settings unchanged, but reintroduces forward interest rate forecasts suggesting a first Official Cash Rate rise in the second-half of 2022; Kiwi dollar jumps
Stephen Roach is getting that 1970s feeling from the Federal Reserve's sanguine view of recent price data
26th May 21, 9:49am
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Stephen Roach is getting that 1970s feeling from the Federal Reserve's sanguine view of recent price data
Businesses urge the RBNZ not to remove the punch bowl that is low interest rates; Economists recognise the party will have to start winding down mid-next year
25th May 21, 7:00am
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Businesses urge the RBNZ not to remove the punch bowl that is low interest rates; Economists recognise the party will have to start winding down mid-next year
Roger J Kerr says the Labour Government are implementing their ideological programmes without any real understanding of the drivers at the coalface of the economy
24th May 21, 8:42am
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Roger J Kerr says the Labour Government are implementing their ideological programmes without any real understanding of the drivers at the coalface of the economy
BNZ economists say any relief for the current input price pressures 'will not be coming soon'
18th May 21, 10:22am
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BNZ economists say any relief for the current input price pressures 'will not be coming soon'
Economists at the country's largest bank now see an Official Cash Rate of 1.25% by the end of 2023 - compared with just 0.25% now
17th May 21, 4:03pm
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Economists at the country's largest bank now see an Official Cash Rate of 1.25% by the end of 2023 - compared with just 0.25% now
Roger J Kerr, who says the Robertson 'wellbeing' Budget will be all about re-distributing the pie rather than growing the pie, offers his thoughts about what should be in the Budget
17th May 21, 8:57am
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Roger J Kerr, who says the Robertson 'wellbeing' Budget will be all about re-distributing the pie rather than growing the pie, offers his thoughts about what should be in the Budget